Top 10 Mistakes Parents Make When Raising Children


The Top Ten

1 Spoil Them

Kids who are spoiled will grow up thinking everything is just gonna be handed to them. - egnomac

The reason I don't want American government to be like my parents.

Exactly. Kids are now spoiled with games, iPhones, money for starbucks, and many more stuff. I know a kid who gets one dollar a day for going to school. Wow.

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2 Let Them Do What Ever They Want

Ex: Call of Duty - Not-Elan

3 Try to Be Their Friend

Parents need to know one important thing Your a parent first and a friend second - egnomac

They can't even be a good role model to me, why would they want to be my friend? - MLPFan

4 Be Too Overprotective

"Get away from that tissue box! The tissue has sharp edges! " you may hear. - PositronWildhawk

The story of my life living with religious loons...;_;

5 Don't Spend Enough Time With Them
6 Don't Discipline Them

I know some parents who do this and their kids are rude and disrespectful to other people - Ajkloth

7 Do Everything for Them
8 Neglect Them
9 Try to Make Them Fulfill Their Own Dreams
10 Fight In Front of Them

My parents would demonstrate violence such as throwing furnitures to express anger and use over the top profanity in front of me. They've fought 3 times or so and again, they let me saw them fight, cuss and brutally beat up stuff. Yet we are expected to be like our parents. Sigh. - MLPFan

Luckily my parents almost never fight with each other and if they do, the fight is over within about 20 seconds - Ajkloth

The Contenders

11 Favoring One Child Over the Other

This is a one of the major mistakes a parent can make by favoring one child over the other they make the other feel completely worthless just look at Hey Arnold the only reason Helga acts the way she does is because her parents always gave more love and attention to her older sister Olga. - egnomac

I feel that my whole family is against me - MLPFan

12 Spank Them

I've grown out of this now, but let's just say when I was younger, I deserved every smack. It was all in the purest of intentions. - keycha1n

It only learns kids to hit people when there older when people do something wrong

13 Ban Your Child from Gaming

Kids might make fun of them for not knowing Minecraft, Mario or other stuff.

14 Make Kids Do Chores

Its child hood we will work when were older

15 Let Them Watch Dora the Explorer
16 Being a Hypocrite

Parents tell you don't do this ; the next thing they do it and its all right because they parents. That is contradicting to a child or teen

17 Let Them Consume Inappropriate Media
18 Compare Them With Other People

They already did this to me from early childhood - MLPFan

19 Not Watching a Movie Before Deciding It's Appropriate for Their Kids
20 Make them look religious

My parents aren't religious people (we're not atheists, but not so religious either) - MLPFan

Kids can choose their own religion.

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2. Try to Be Their Friend
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